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The Gulai House

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The Datai Jalan Teluk Datai | Jalan Teluk Datai, Langkawi 07000, Malaysia
+60 4-950 0500
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Everett
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Moment you enter the restaurant, the level of service and the attention to details by every server is unbelievable. Food is wonderful and we should have returned the next night but because we were staying at the Andaman, we wanted to dine where we could see the sunset. A definite must dine at while in Langkawi.

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Thank janey835
London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at the Datai for our honeymoon, can confidently say this was one of the highlights of our honeymoon. Lamb chops were succulent with a mouth watering marinade, crunchy pakoras and a creamy butter chicken-all accompanied by a wonderful and attentive service. Even if you aren't staying at the Datai I'd recommend you take a night out and visit.

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Thank Ani612
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food and service here was amazing! We order way too much but ate it all because it was delicious!

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Thank Carlee D
Cheshire uk
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53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can't recommend this place highly enough, it was excellent from start to finish, and everyone thoroughly enjoyed their meals

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Thank dietrichate
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful restaurant right in the middle of the rainforest. Fantastic service and an authentic appearance to the restaurant. The beef rendang was particularly good along with the chicken coconut curry. I would definitely return to this restaurant.

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Thank MichelleBurge
Gevrey-Chambertin, France
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Beautiful traditional Malay restaurant. Warm welcome, excellent wine list for a resort, but the food is the star of the show. I have eaten at this restaurant a couple of times. The service relaxed and professional.

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Thank Marc L
Switzerland
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130 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Very cool beautiful location in the jungle near the datai hotel. Very nice atmosphere and the food was delicious. My favorites are the Kapitan and the beef Rendang Taging ( I love it ) the Tenderloin beef was very soft and the taste very delicious! I go there for many years - still very good!

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Thank Pat1970512
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18 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We stayed at The Datai and came in a big group (12 of us). The kitchen just could not handle it - they were really slow with their food preparation. Kids became restless and some slept before food came to the table. I guess if anyone intends to come in a big group, tell them up front.

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Thank Faisal S
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Was my wifes birthday and they went all out to make her feel special. The food was delicious and well presented.

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Thank njjrhodes
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66 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the Datai and made a reservation here one night and we are so glad we did! Everything about this restaurant is special. The drinks flowed easily, the food was out of this world and the staff were exceptional I couldn't fault at all and hope one day to return. Thank you to the team for such a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Cuisine
Asian, Malaysian, Indian
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Datai Jalan Teluk Datai | Jalan Teluk Datai, Langkawi 07000, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Kedah  >  Langkawi District  >  Langkawi
  • Phone Number: +60 4-950 0500

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?